Tag Archives: Twitch

London Games Conference: Buzzfeed, Twitch, Gamer Network and Ubisoft lead the way

The London Games Conference returns on Wednesday November 19th – with a clutch of high profile brands already involved. Sessions already confirmed come from Buzzfeed, Twitch, Gamer Network and Ubisoft – they will respectively draw on their experiences with social content, lifestreams and video, events and post-release customer service. Event …

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Summer Games Done Quick raises $700k for Doctors Without Borders

Last week’s online speed run fundraising event Summer Games Done Quick received $713k in donations, organizers Speed Demos Archive have announced. The event’s selected charity, Doctors Without Borders, will receive 100 per cent of the proceeds. SGDQ was just the latest in the budding Games Done Quick campaign, a series …

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The Games Media vs E3

The world’s video games press are now back from E3 with jet lag, hangoversand sore fingers. But what did they think of this year’s show? And with so many publishers and platform holders using Twitch and the like to go direct to the consumers, what role did the media really …

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E3 2014 claims Twitch records with 5.9m unique daily viewers

And you thought E3 was no longer relevant? Twitch has revealed that E3 2014 set a new sitewide viewership record for the service with 5.9m unique daily viewers logging on to watch the event. At its peak 405,029 people were watching Twitch’s E3 livestream on day one. Over the course …

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Twitch adds audio-only mode to iOS app

Video streaming service Twitch has added a new audio-only feature to its iOS app, the company has revealed. According to a new Twitch blog post, the new mode allows Apple device owners to continue listening to the audio feed of a stream, including when the app has been minimized or …

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Framerate counter and desktop capture added to GeForce Experience ShadowPlay

Nvidia has added some important new functionality to its GeForce Experience software. Streamers will be delighted to hear that desktop capture has been added to ShadowPlay. Previously the software would only stream live video of compatible titles, but now users can stream whatever is being displayed on their screen, opening …

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YouTube making $1bn move on Twitch, says report

Hollywood news site Variety says YouTube is to acquire Twitch. The video site will purportedly pay $1bn for the broadcast site, which has risen to prominence off the back of its deep involvement with games streaming, both from big sports shows down to personal feeds run by individuals. In recent …

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Twin Galaxies launches round-the-clock gaming news Twitch channel

Video game-focused organization Twin Galaxies has announced Twin Galaxies Live, a 24/7 interactive programming channel on Twitch revolving around game streams and gaming news coverage. The channel evolved from live broadcasting network 1337LoungeLive, and is accessible via Twin Galaxies’ Twitch page and website. Twin Galaxies Live relies on both Twitch …

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Now (not) Twitch Plays Hearthstone

It’s played Pokemon, Super Mario and Tetris. Now the internet hivemind is trying its hand at Blizzard’s card battle Hearthstone. Hearthmind isn’t actually a Twitch Plays venture as it doesn’t use the streaming service. But it’s very much in the vein of, tasking a group of gamers with collectively playing …

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